Photokina 2012 News Round-Up - UPDATED

September 22, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Photokina 2012 | 2 Comments | |
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We have updated our Photokina News index page to include the latest product announcements, hands-on previews and sample galleries.

This is the recap of the most important announcements and related posts/articles, broken down by manufacturer.



10-megapixel 1” Format AR1011HS Sensor 
18-megapixel 1/2.3” Format AR1820HS Sensor 

B.I.G. 15mm f/4.5 Shift lens for Micro Four Thirds 

BosStrap Generation 3 Sliding Sling Strap 

Canon EOS 6D Announcement | Hands-on photos | Nikon D600 comparison

Three new Wi-Fi enabled12-megapixel compacts:
- Canon Powershot G15 Hands-on photos
- Canon Powershot S110 Hands-on photos
- Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Hands-on photos

Two new Pixma Pro series printers
Three new Pixma series printers
Canon EOS M hands-on photos
Canon EOS-1D C hands-on photos

Carl Zeiss
Three new AF lenses for Fuji X and Sony E mounts 
Carl Zeiss lenses hands-on photos 

Casio EX-ZR1000 Announcement | Hands-on photos 
Casio EX-H50 Announcement | Hands-on photos

Delkin Devices hands-on photos

New ColorEdge monitors Announcement | Hands-on photos

Epson XP-600 and XP-800 “Small-in-One” Printers
New 2.36 Kdot 0.48” Ultimicron EVF 

Fujifilm XF1 premium compact with 2/3-type 12-megapixel sensor and 25-100mm (eq.) f/1.8-4.9 lens
Fujifilm XF1 Hands-On Photos 
Fujifilm X-E1, Fujinon XF18-55mm & XF14mm Hands-On Photos
Fujifilm Prototype Lenses Hands-On Photos 
Fujifilm Presentation 

Hama Olbia bags 

Hasselblad Lunar Announcement | Hands-on photos
Hasselblad Partners up with Sony
Hasselblad H5D hands-on photos

New additions to Galerie Prestige range 

Impossible PX70 / PX680 Color Protection instant films

Joby camera straps Announcement | Hands-on photos

Kenko Tokina
Kenko Tokina mirror lenses - hands-on photos

Leica M 24-megapixel rangefinder camera with Live View and video
Leica M accessories including an add-on EVF, an adapter for R-mount lenses, and more
Leica M-E “affordable"18-megapixel rangefinder camera
Leica S 37.5-megapixel medium-format digital SLR camera
Leica TS-APO-ELMAR-S 120 mm f/5.6 ASPH. tilt-shift telephoto lens for the Leica S system
Leica Vario-Elmar-S 30-90 mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. “standard zoom” for the Leica S system
Leica Super-Elmar-S 24mm f/3.5 ASPH. superwide lens for the Leica S system
Leica ELPRO-S 180 close-up accessory lens for the Leica APO-Elmar-S 180mm f/3.5
Leica V-Lux 4 with 25-600mm equivalent lens and constant f/2.8 maximum aperture
Leica D-Lux 6 premium compact with 24-90mm (eq.) f/1.4-2.3 lens
Leica X2 Edition Paul Smith limited to 1,500 units worldwide
Leica X2 à la Carte - customise your Leica X2 to your tastes
Leica Hands-On photos
Leica M Hands-On Photos 
Leica D-Lux 6 Hands-On Photos 
Leica V-Lux 4 Hands-On Photos 

Lensbaby Spark Announcement | Hands-on photos

RX100 Quick-Change Adapter Kit 

Lexar Professional 400x SDXC UHS-I 256GB card Announcement | Hands-on photos 
Lexar microSDHC / microSDXC cards 
Lexar Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader

Minox Action Cam hands-on photos

Novoflex Castbal-T/S Bellows Attachment for CSCs

New SpectraView monitors Hands-on photos

Olympus E-PL5 and E-PM2 with OM-D sensor
Olympus E-PL5 Hands-on photos | Sample images 
Olympus E-PM2 Hands-on photos | Sample images 
Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Announcement | Hands-on photos
Olympus E-PL5, E-PM2, XZ-2 Comparison Photos

Olympus 15mm f/8 body cap lens Announcement | Hands-on photos
M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Price announcement | Hands-on photos
M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.8 MSC Development notice | Hands-on photos (prototype)
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Special Edition Announcement | Hands-on photos

Panasonic Lumix GH3 Announcement | Hands-on photos
Panasonic Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 Announcement | Hands-on photos | Sample images
Upcoming lenses Photos 
Presentation showing new fast primes planned for 2013-14

Pentax Q10 Hands-On Photos 
Pentax K-5 II Hands-On Photos 
Pentax-DFA645 Macro 90mm, DA 560mm and DA 18-270mm Hands-On Photos 
Pentax X-5 Hands-On Photos
Pentax-DA 18-270mm hands-on photos
Pentax One Shot hands-on photos

Phase One / Mamiya Leaf / Schneider Kreuznach
Phase One / Mamiya 645DF+ and Schneider Kreuznach 28mm LS f/4.5 Aspherical
Schneider Kreuznach Micro Four Thirds lenses with AF 
Schneider Kreuznach video lenses for full-frame HDSLRs 
Schneider Kreuznach SLR lenses
Schneider Kreuznach polariser for iPhone 
Schneider Kreuznach lenses hands-on photos
Leaf Credo hands-on photos
Phase One 645DF+ hands-on photos

PNY Unveils CompactFlash Pro-Elite Plus Range
PNY XLR8 Pro SSD Series 

Polaroid XS7, XS20 and XS100 action cameras Announcement  | Hands-on photos

Samsung NX 12-24mm f/4-5.6 ED and 45mm f/1.8 lenses Announcement | Hands-on photos

Samyang 10.5mm lens hands-on photos 

New 17-70mm OS, 35mm and 120-300mm OS lenses Announcement | Hands-on photos 

SLR Magic
SLR Magic lenses hands-on photos 

Sony A99 Sample images 
Sony NEX-6 Sample images 
Cooperation with Hasselblad
Action Cam HDR-AS15 hands-on photos

Tamron 90mm Macro VC and 70-200mm VC hands-on photos 

New larger Roadie II video bags 

Think Tank Photo
Think Tank Photo Airport Navigator bag 
Think Tank Photo CityWalker bags

Triggertrap for Android 

Abeo Plus Tripod and Quovio Bags

Voigtländer Ultron 21mm f/1.8 Announcement | Hands-on photos 

Bamboo Stylus Pocket

X-Rite ColorMunki Smile Announcement | Hands-on photos

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#1 checkmysnaps

we thankyou for this very helpful post ...

12:34 pm - Friday, September 21, 2012

#2 Joe Prete

NIKON is not on this list!

12:37 am - Monday, September 24, 2012